Muribahal forest ranger in Vigilance net

Bolangir: A forest ranger landed in Vigilance net for allegedly amassing assets which are disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The officer has been identified as Muribahal ranger Prashant Nayak.

According to sources, 4 teams of Vigilance sleuths of Balangir, Sonepur, Sambalpur and Bargarh division conducted simultaneous raids on houses and office of Muribahal ranger and three different places in Titilagarh.

The officials of the anti-corruption wing raided the ranger’s residence at Hatapada in Titilagarh, his office at Muribahal and a farmhouse near Belpadar.

The raids were carried out by around 25 Vigilance officials since 6.00 am.

Till the last report came in, the searches were underway.